KU's Learning Management System

Blackboard Training

KU IT Educational Technologists are available to offer individual or group training on any topics related to Blackboard and associated academic tools.

Virtual Blackboard 101 Self-Paced Training

This virtual course provides an introduction to the Blackboard Learn interface and functionality. This course was designed to demonstrate the most common ways that instructors utilize the Blackboard system.

To self-enroll into the Virtual Blackboard 101 course, please follow the steps below:

  1. Log into Blackboard (courseware.ku.edu).
  2. On the My Blackboard page find the Course Search Module. [View screenshot]
  3. Enter Virtual Blackboard 101.
  4. Select Go.
  5. Hover over the Course ID NAC-Bb017 and select the edit button. [View screenshot]
  6. Select Enroll.
  7. Select Submit.

The course should now appear in the My Courses module where you can select it.

You can also enroll by calling or emailing KU Educational Technology at itedtech@ku.edu or 785-864-2600.

Deskside coaching:
Meet with an KU Educational Technologist to receive customized, one-on-one Blackboard assistance based on your needs. Request a deskside coaching session.

Customized Training for Departments:
Departments can request customized Blackboard training for their staff. Sessions might range from a one-time workshop to a multi-session training series. This training can take place at the department’s office space, or a Budig Hall training lab can be reserved for the session. Request customized training.

Course-Specific Training for Classes:
Instructors can request one-time or multi-session class training workshops on Blackboard tools and strategies led by KU Educational Technologists. Request course-specific training.


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